Geek Daily Deals Feb. 25, 2018: ‘Mombasa’ Tabletop Strategy Game; ‘Bang: The Dice Game’ + Expansion

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 25, 2018: ‘Mombasa’ Tabletop Strategy Game; ‘Bang: The Dice Game’ + Expansion

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Get ‘Mombasa,’ a deep worker placement strategy game with a unique card playing mechanic; or try the fast and fun ‘Bang: The Dice Game,’ and it’s ‘Old Saloon’ Expansion for some Old West fun! Mombasa: A great deal for our readers who love deep, “European-style” strategy tabletop… Read More

Discover Your Roots, Part #4: Using Local and More Obscure Records to Focus Your Search

Discover Your Roots, Part #4: Using Local and More Obscure Records to Focus Your Search

Reading Time: 5 minutes Image found on Ancestry.com. In family history research, federal census records are often the media darling of genealogy research documents. The federal census happens every 10 years like clockwork. It’s even written into the U.S. Constitution that they need to be taken. They give valuable information about where your ancestors lived,… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 24, 2018: Lightweight Water Shoes; Super-Portable Phone Charger

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 24, 2018: Lightweight Water Shoes; Super-Portable Phone Charger

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Lightweight slip-ons for the beach, poolside, and almost barefoot walks; keep a little extra charge in your pocket at all times. CIOR Men & Women’s Barefoot Quick-Dry Water Sports Aqua Shoes : For those situations where you want to go nearly-barefoot, but feel better with a little… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 23, 2018: BB-8 Sphero w/ ‘Star Wars’ Force Band; Flexispot Standing Desks

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 23, 2018: BB-8 Sphero w/ ‘Star Wars’ Force Band; Flexispot Standing Desks

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals – Get a great combo deal on the Sphero BB-8 rolling robot with the amazing Force Band controller; or upgrade to a healthier workspace with this excellent standing desk. Sphero R001SUS Star Wars BB-8 App Controlled Robot with Star Wars Force Band: Still just about the coolest toy… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 21, 2018: Low-Latency Bluetooth Transceiver for $28; Qi Charging Stand (iPhone/Android) for $22

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 21, 2018: Low-Latency Bluetooth Transceiver for $28; Qi Charging Stand (iPhone/Android) for $22

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on a Bluetooth transceiver (send or receive) with low-latency for TV audio output; or get an extra Qi wireless charging stand for your Apple/Android device. TaoTronics Bluetooth 4.1 Transmitter / Receiver, 2-in-1 Wireless 3.5mm Adapter (aptX Low Latency, 2 Devices Simultaneously, For TV / Home Sound System): It’s… Read More

6 Facts We Learned About ‘The Toys That Made Us’ From Producer Brian Volk-Weiss (Including What’s Next)

6 Facts We Learned About ‘The Toys That Made Us’ From Producer Brian Volk-Weiss (Including What’s Next)

Reading Time: 6 minutes Already a fan of both toy collecting and documentaries, I was floored when a documentary series named The Toys That Made Us appeared on Netflix one day (seemingly from Heaven) as something almost tailor-made for me. Well, that must have been the sentiment from numerous other geeks since the Netflix series has… Read More

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 20, 2018: Get a Trimmer for Kids’ Haircuts for $25; Nintendo Switch Controller Grips 2-for-$10

Geek Daily Deals Feb. 20, 2018: Get a Trimmer for Kids’ Haircuts for $25; Nintendo Switch Controller Grips 2-for-$10

Reading Time: 2 minutes Geek Daily Deals on an electric trimmer for easy and cheap Kids’ haircuts at home; give those Nintendo Switch Joy-Con’s some extra grip with these handles. Philips Kids’ Hair Clipper Series 1000 HC1091: Save some money cutting your kids hair at home, and make it an easy and safe experience! Safe… Read More

Great Show, Good Content, Poor Packaging: GeekDad Reviews ‘The Kids in the Hall – The Complete Collection’

Great Show, Good Content, Poor Packaging: GeekDad Reviews ‘The Kids in the Hall – The Complete Collection’

Reading Time: 3 minutes The Kids In The Hall – The Complete Collection + Digital It may be hard to believe, but there was a time not too long ago when the worst thing you could be was weird. Before GeekDad, before the ubiquitous public internet, before the alternative music revolution, the world was so… Read More

8 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Early Man’

8 Things Parents Should Know About ‘Early Man’

Reading Time: 3 minutes Early Man, the latest stop-motion animated feature from Nick Park, the creator of Wallace and Gromit, is out in theaters. Should you take your kids? Read on to find out. 1. What is it about? The movie is set in prehistoric times, somewhere between the end of the Stone Age and the… Read More